Pinch of Nom becomes fastest-selling non-fiction title recorded

Pinch of Nom becomes fastest-selling non-fiction title recorded

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s slimming cookbook Pinch of Nom (Bluebird), based on the authors’ food blog, has become the fastest-selling non-fiction title of the Nielsen BookScan era, selling a gastronomical 210,506 copies through its Total Consumer Market, beating Alex Ferguson’s My Autobiography (Hodder) in its first week on sale in 2013. 

The slimming cookbook has also dished up the single biggest weekly sale for any non-fiction title in the UK, defeating the record set in the week before Christmas 2006 by Peter Kay’s The Sound of Laughter (Century). Only titles by three authors ...

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